Republic Day 2022: Tokyo Olympic stars come together to sing the national anthem

New Delhi: 18 star athletes who brought laurels to the nation at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 have come together to recite India’s national anthem to inspire the next generation towards sports. The International Institute of Sports Management (IISM) made a unique effort to bring together the Olympic and Paralympic heroes of the country on one platform.

The athletes who feature in the video are Neeraj Chopra, Ravi Kumar Dahiya, Mirabai Chanu, PR Sreejesh, Lovlina Borgohain, Sumit Antil, Manish Narwal, Pramod Bhagat, Krishna Nagar, Bhavina Patel, Nishad Kumar, Yogesh Kathunia, Devendra Jhajharia, Praveen Kumar , Suhas Yathiraj, Sharad Kumar, Harvinder Singh, and Manok Sarkar.

India in Olympics

India made a historic performance in Tokyo Olympics 2020. With 1 Gold, 2 Silver and 4 Bronze medals, India won 7 medals, the highest ever! This was India’s best performance in the Olympic Games. The next Olympics will be held in Paris, the capital of France, in 2024.

Indian athletes started their campaign on a grand note with weightlifter Mirabai Chanu winning a silver medal. After this India won four bronze medals and another silver medal.

India’s Olympic campaign ended with national record holder javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra securing India’s first medal gold medal in the track and field event.

India’s men’s hockey team won the medal after 41 years. It was a historic moment for the Indian team when they won the bronze medal after a disappointing loss in the semi-finals.

India has so far secured a total of 35 medals in Olympic history with 10 gold, 9 silver and 16 bronze medals. For India, the national hockey team has won the most medals i.e. eight medals in the history of the Olympics. In individual events, India has bagged two gold medals so far.